Traveling to Monaco France

by Dinah Wulf
Traveling to Monaco France Monte Carlo (2)

While my husband and I were in Barcelona, Spain, we had scheduled a trip to Paris; however we had three days in between that we wanted to “wing”. In other words, we booked our trips and had three days in which we had no idea where the heck we were going to go. In our […]

GMC DIY Challenge

by Dinah Wulf
GMC DIY Challenge Dinah Wulf DIY Inspired

I can’t believe what I have accomplished over the last four and a half years of blogging. OK, wait…who am I kidding? Yes I can!!!! Blogging is a lot of hard word. It’s a full time job. I’m not just a “blogger”; I am a writer, photographer, crafter, DIY’er, and social media aficionado. (On a […]

Traveling to Barcelona

by Dinah Wulf
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If you have been reading my blog for a while, you know that every once in a while I will post about my travels. Sometimes it’s an adventurous trip with activities like paddle boarding and kayaking in another country or sometimes it’s a simple flea market or antique shopping trip here in the states. This […]

90 Mile Dixie Highway Yard Sale

by T Berokoff
Dixie HWY

As promised, I went to Part II of the Four-Part 500 mile Yard Sale. This week-end the 90 mile Dixie Highway yard sale extended from the Georgia state line to Marietta, GA.  What a procession of cars!  There were yard sales side by side all along Highway 41!  If you couldn’t find what you were […]

Upcycling and Repurposing Ideas for Lighting

by Dinah Wulf
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One of my favorite FAVORITE things to do is go antique shopping…well, mostly window shopping. I find so much inspiration when I’m out and about. It’s trash to treasure at its finest! Last weekend, my best friend and I went to the Orange Circle and perused all the antique shops. I found a lot of […]

Simon Lab Tour at the Brea Mall

by Dinah Wulf
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Last weekend my family and I went to the Simon® Fun Lab Tour at the Brea Mall. Simon provided an interactive event that’s all about having fun with PBS, Care Bears™ Strawberry Shortcake™ and more.   The interactive events featured activities hosted by Brea Mall, Simon, PBS, Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake. Families walked through […]

Eco Challenge at Discovery

by Dinah Wulf
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My daughter and I visited the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, California for the first time the other day. They were in the middle of a change; however there was still a lot to do. Our favorite part was the Eco Challenge exhibit sponsored by OC Waste and Recycling. There were three sections, the […]

Become an Animal Hero

by Dinah Wulf
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My family and I had a fun trip to the Santa Ana Zoo this weekend.  I noticed a campaign they had called “Become and Animal Hero”, promoting conservation and protection of our homes, animals, and planet. They were signs posted throughout the park offering tips and ideas on recycling, water and energy conservation, and the […]

Plastic Recycling Facts I Learned at the Aquarium

by Dinah Wulf
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My family went to the Aquarium of the Pacific last weekend in Long Beach, California. It was the first time my daughter has ever been there. We had a great time looking, feeling, and learning about marine life of all kinds. My daughter in particular loved the jellyfish and sea horses. I had never seen […]

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto

by Dinah Wulf
Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto

Disclosure: Thank you to Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto for sponsoring this trip and post. All opinions are 100% my own. Where do I begin? I attempted to summarize four fun-filled days and three nights about my trip to Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto in one blog post.  It […]

Guided Hiking Tour in Loreto Mexico

by Dinah Wulf
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The 800-square-mile protected Loreto National Marine Park boasts dozens of small rocky islands perfect for hiking. You are surrounded by clear water and beautiful beaches and a mild and warm climate year-round.  The New York Times lists Loreto in its Top Ten Places to go in 2011. I was lucky enough to take a guided […]

Loreto Island Boat Tour

by Dinah Wulf
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During my recent visit to the of Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto resort and spa I experienced so many fun excursions including paddle boarding, clam diving, and a Loreto Island Boat Tour. Departing from downtown Loreto on a 20-passenger APEX inflatable boat, the Isla Coronado tour provides amazing snorkeling opportunities along the […]

Diving for Clams in Loreto Mexico

by Dinah Wulf
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With more than 100 miles of coastline, the 800-square-mile Loreto National Marine Park is truly a paradise. The Islands of Loreto, located on the east coast of the Baja California Peninsula on the Sea of Cortez, is known for its quiet beaches, rich history and astounding natural habitats. The region caters to adventurous travelers looking […]

Tips for Paddle Boarding for Beginners

by Dinah Wulf
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Believe it or not just last week, I was paddle boarding at the #2 best paddle boarding area in the world! Yep, last week I had an amazing adventure with eight other writers and bloggers at the Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto. I can’t wait to write about my vacation there. First, […]

Water Conservation Around the House

by Dinah Wulf
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We recently took a trip to the La Habra Children’s Museum and had such a great time. I had never been to a children’s museum before and this particular one was a great first experience.  One of the exhibits was my favorite.  It had some great facts for teaching kids about Water Conservation Around the […]

Tips for Kayaking for Beginners

by Dinah Wulf
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Thank you to Block Island Organics for sponsoring the product in this post, Tips for Kayaking for Beginners. My husband and I love doing this together outdoors. We are no experts, BUT we are great beginners that have several outings under our belt.  It’s best to start in still waters like a lake or bay. […]

Vintage Flea Marketplace Style

by Dinah Wulf
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I love spending the weekends going to various flea markets and swap meets. You never know what you’ll find. Recently, my family and I drove about an hour away to Fallbrook, California at the Oaks where we attended The Vintage Flea Marketplace. There were over 50 vendors selling vintage home and garden finds, repurposed jewelry, […]

Build a Race Car Kid’s Workshop

by Dinah Wulf
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I didn’t realize that Home Depot offers FREE DIY workshops until recently. My husband and I signed my daughter up for a build a race car kid’s workshop this past weekend. She did not want to go but we enticed her with a hot dog after (she loves the hot dog truck that sits outside […]

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